Exploring third base options this winter, the Blue Jays should avoid Kyle Seager

As the Toronto Blue Jays attempt to improve their roster this off-season, the front office is expected to be searching for an upgrade at the third base position, and as of right now, it appears there shouldn’t be any shortage of potential targets for them to pursue.

While several high-profile infielders are slated to become available over these next couple of months, third baseman Kyle Seager, who recently discovered that his $20 million club option for 2022 will be declined by the Seattle Mariners, is likely to attract plenty of attention from Toronto this winter.
Despite nearing the later stages of his career, Seager’s outstanding leadership skills and 11 years of major-league experience immediately stand out as appealing attributes, especially for a young core that’s looking to take another positive step forward next season. Headlined by Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Teoscar Hernandez and George Springer, the morale surrounding this talented group could improve by adding the soon-to-be 34-year-old to the mix.
Along with acting as a mentor, his left-handedness and power-slugging abilities, resulting in a career-high 35 home runs and 101 RBIs in 2021, would likely serve as two additional traits that could increase his chances of being lured north of the …

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Author: Thomas Hall / Blue Jays Nation

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